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intervened, and told perez lopez to drop the knife. according to witness accounts, he started waving the knife. officer reboli fired the first shot after believing lopez perez stabbed his partner.he was then shot half a dozen times .. mostly in the back. the district attorney says perez lopez was in an altered state and was in the process of waving the knife when he was shot.he says the officers badges were visible - one on his hip, the other around his neckand even if there was a language barrier the badges were visible and there were a number of warnings before the guns were discharged.this year long investigation included the medical examiners report, a toxicology report, reports from an independent examiner, and witness accounts.sot - george gascon / sf district attorneythose officers returned to duty since last year.this entire investigation has been forwarded to the attorney general's office for review.reporting live in san francisco.
(vicki) and we first told you about the officers being cleared in this case... through our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 3:00 this afternoon. make sure you download the kron four mobile app to always stay up to date on breaking news. (grant) the wife of orlando night-club shooter omar mateen... has pleaded not guilty in court. today...bay area native noor salman appeared in a courthouse in orlando, florida. she faces charges relating to helping her husband carry out the shooting. prosecutors say salman knew about the nightclub attack that killed 49 people. she was arrested in january
here in rodeo... but was transferred last week to florida. a trial date has been set for june. (vicki) now to a big story we've been following all week... united airlines says it is making changes after a passenger was forcefully removed from a flight over the weekend. united airlines ceo-- oscar munoz-- says he is "ashamed" after seeing the video of a bloody passenger dragged off the plane. doctor david dao was removed from a flight out of chicago... to fit more crew on board. dao was later hospitalized. munoz initially said he was sorry for quote "re-accommodating these customers." then in a letter to employees he blamed dao for being belligerent. finally yesterday he issued a formal apology to dao, saying united takes full responsibility and would make things right. this morning the ceo explained the full apology took so long oscar munoz/united ceo: "i think my first reaction to most issues is to get the facts and circumstances. and my initial words fell short of truly expressing what we were feeling." butted to "he was a
paying passenger, sitting on our seat on our aircraft and no one should be treated that way. period."(vicki) the chicago aviation department announced today two more officers involved in the incident - have been placed on leave - making that three officers now (grant)(grant) united's c-e-o also is saying today... the airline will no longer use police to remove passengers from full flights but a bay area lawmaker wants to keep police out of the mix when it comes to overbooking disputes on áall airlines. kron 4's dan kerman is live at sfo with this development.
police and united passengers 0412175pkg3 days after a united passenger was dragged out of his seat and off a chicago flight to make room for united employees, united has vowed they will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove a "booked, paid, seated passenger." now a san francisco supervisor wants to make sure that applies to all airlines.sot jeff sheehy/san francisco supervisor 19-28i don't want our law enforcement
enforcing these private contracts and i think what we saw over the weekend was horrible.san francisco supervisor jeff sheehy has asked to city attorney to draft an ordinance or policy which would prevent san francisco police officers from removing airline passengers from their seats simply because a flight is overbooked. sotat a minimum i hope this pushes airlines such as united to look at policies that don't require passengers involuntarily removed when they overbook their flights. united passengers agree leaving a flight due to overbooking should be voluntary, but they would prefer no overbooking at allsot no overbooking, i don't see a purpose for it no in the long run when it comes to customer servicesoti would prefer that they don't overbook but if they do they must increase the amount they are willing to pay until someone gives their seats upneither san francisco police nor sfo could provide information as to how often officers have removed
passengers due to overbooked flights but they say when they are called toa plane their focus is on deescalating a situation, not using force to drag someone off a plane. sot officer giselle talkoff/san francisco police 136-143most of the time if we talk to both parties if this were to happen we most likely would be able to come to a common peaceful resolution 144/peacefi; resolution (oncam) happening now... bart is trying to get back on schedule...after a major delay today because of an equipment problem on a train in the transbay tube. the delays are affecting passengers headed towards the east bay. the issue was first reported around 3:30 this afternoon...then the brakes locked up when they shouldn't have. it took about 45 minutes to get that troubled train cleared out of there.
(vicki) the sunshine may have been out today - but the rain is returning to the bay area tonight. chief meteorologist brittney ship is tracking the rain for us tonight - brit, when can we expect to see some showers? a different frontal boundary will arrive in the north bay later today and push southward this evening and tonight, bringing additional light to moderate rainfall accumulations. lingering showers will persist through thursday. drier/slightly warmer weather on friday and saturday. unsettled weather returns sunday through midweek next week.
(vicki) in the south bay, renter's rights back on the front burner amid a push for an end to the so called 'no cause evictions' of renters by their landlords. kron four's rob fladeboe joins us now with a live report on what tennant's rights groups say amounts to a rent crisis in san jose. rob? (rob live)i'm here at the corner of story and king in east san jose where the silicon valley rentersrights coalition and several other activist groups will be staging a rally and march this evening to call attention to
the plight of renters who say they are being evicted from their apartments for no good reason. "i'm here to stand up for tenants in their fight against 'no cause' evictions..."now living in a motel, ruby dominguez told a group of supporters outside city hall that she was indeed evicted from her apartment for no good reason.ruby dominguez/evicted from apartment"i lived in a 2- bedroom duplex for 27 years and never caused any trouble and then one day i got a 30 day eviction notice..." dominguez, according to the group working partnerships usa, is one of the more than 2,000 no cause evictions reported in san jose since 2010.jeff buchanan/working partnerships u.s.a"these tenants have done nothing wrong, they played by the rules, paid their rent on time but suffered evictions from wealthy landlords who are
profiting from rising rents and weak tenant protections that allow them to evict people on demand..'the city council next week will consider a so called 'just cause' ordinance that would make it harder for landlords to evict renters but property owners like michael fitsgerald argue it will make matters worse, leavng no room for dialogue.michael fitsgerald/property owner"this will take the authority out of the hands of the owners, the owners need to have th ability to deal with people who just cant follow the rules, by intimidating other tenants, causing problems, causing damage....we want to to be able to work with them..." sergio jimenez/san jose city councilman"there are a lot of questions yet to be answered, we're not sure where this is going just yet but i think the messgae from renters is clear, folks are struggling and in need of protection...."an analysis by the working partnerships group finds that the annual median household income for renters in san jose is 55,152 dollars while the income needed to afford a 2- bedroom apartment is an astonishing $113,040 dollars. far and away more than ruby dominguez can afford.ruby
dominguez/evicted from apartment"truth be told, why is this happening, nobody cares until it happens to them, i pray that it doesn't happen to you or to your family.." (rob live) (grant) happening now... bus service for hundreds of students in the east bay is on the chopping block. a-c transit says it's considering getting rid of bus service at three schools within the oakland unified school district. the transit agency's board of directors is meeting right now with the public to discuss options. the change would affect more than 900 students at montera middle school, skyline high school, and community day school. a-c transit says the service is becoming too expensive. the board is expected to make a decision by the end of may - but will host one more public meeting on may 10. (vicki) 'at an all time low.' those are the words from secretary of state rex tillerson - on the united states relationship with russia. this as the two countries continue to butt heads over the situation in syria. we'll have more
on his meeting with russia's president vladmir putin. (grant) then, a north bay taxi driver - is accused of sexually assaulting a woman while on the job. what we are learning about the suspect. (vicki) and next - it's the eye in the sky. the new tool... one east bay city is using to help fight crime at one of its troubled intersections. shoulders don't just carry pads. they carry your fans passions, hopes, and dreams. and maybe, a chance at greatness because shoulders were made for greatness. not dandruff. (grant) a new set of eyes
installation of new surveillance cameras... part of an effort to crack down on crime. (philippe)nats- "right and then on the overhang." lori ogorchock and tony tiscareno grew up in antioch. they have known each other since graduating from antioch high school in the 70s. both still live in antioch and also serve the city as council members. for them, safety is a pressing issue...lori ogorchock/nats- "i understand, this is where the cameras are going to go, on this intersection this year." on tuesday night... they along with their colleagues on the council voted unanimously to approve the purchase and installation of three surveillance cameras and six license plate readers at the intersection of east 18th street and cavallo road.tony tiscareno/council member- "we've been successful in the sycamore area and this is our next target." last november... the city installed surveillance cameras and license plate readers on the crime-riddled sycamore drive corridor... and, ogorchock says that's led to a reduction in crime in that area.lori ogorchock/council member- "we want to give our police officers the tools in
their tool belts that they need and this is just adding to that tool belt." the city will pay for the cameras with the more than 170-thousand dollars collected from measure-c... a special tax approved by voters in 20-14. there are two liqour stores at east 18th and cavallo... as well as a motel that neighbors say attract criminal activity. the council members say the police department will manage and monitor the cameras...tony tiscareno/council member- "we've had success stories, uh, where if there's an issue occuring, its caught on camera. uh, the police has been able to capture that and find culprits." ogorchock says she hopes the cameras will be up and running by or before june. in antioch, philippe djegal, kron four news. (grant) a new legislation could give san francisco tourists a little more security. san francisco supervisor norman yee has introduced legislation that would prohibit rental car agencies from placing visible barcodes and advertisements on their vehicles. yee says the law would protect rental
car customers from break-ins because the advertisements draw attention to the vehicles. auto burglaries in san francisco have been on the rise... averaging 70 per-day in 20-15. despite new law enforcement strategies... fisherman's wharf and alamo square remain hotspots for auto burglaries. (vicki) a frustrated placerville resident made a creative attempt to draw attention to potholes. residents along woodridge court woke up to obscene images spray painted on the roadway. the asphalt is crumbling with potholes everywhere... and residents have wanted the road fixed for a long time. so one resident took the matter into his own hands to draw attention to the problem. the artist painted phallic symbols and a note saying "what are taxes for?" on the road way. resident geof peabody said he knows the guy who did it. (geof peabody, resident): "watched the kid who lives
around here he got a ticket because his front license plate fell off going through here so they gave him a ticket for not having a front license plate."(lucas aspenleiter, resident): "penalizing me for being poor, now i got to fix my car driving on this road and i don't enough money to do all that."(vicki) the city manager's office would not comment on the potholes or the graffiti. public works came out later that day to painted over the phallic symbol and writing. but the potholes remain. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a different frontal boundary
will arrive in the north bay later today and push southward this evening and tonight, bringing additional light to moderate rainfall accumulations. lingering showers will persist through thursday. drier/slightly warmer weather on friday and saturday. unsettled weather returns sunday through midweek next week.
"right now, we're not getting along with russia at all. we may be at an all-time low." (grant) in washington, in moscow and at the u.n.... the trump administration appeasrs to be moving towards a confrontation with russia. (vicki) cathernine heenan is here with more on this stunning turnaround in policy. (catherine) just a few weeks ago, donald trump's critics were accusing him of being too cozy with president vladimir putin, that was before the new president
saw pictures of the young victims of a poison gas attack in syria. cgpkg"right now it's nasty" "nasty" is the word to describe relations between the u=s and its cold war rival.in moscow, secretary of state rex tillerson, personally delivered a message to president putin . "i expressed that the current state of u.s./russia relations is at a low point. there is a low level of trust between our two countries. the world's two foremost nuclear powers cannot have this kind of relationship."at the united nations, an ultimatum from the u=s ambassador.: "it is long past time for russia to stop covering for assad."met by a veto for russia.all opposed?for a fourth time, russia blocked a demand that the assad government cooperate with a u=n investigation into the gas attack that killed nearly 1=hundred people.the images cited by the president today. "young children dying, babies dying ... dead children, it can't be a worse sight. it can't be allowed. he's a butcher."tomahawk nata rain of american cruise missiles onto
a syrian air base was followed by accusations of russian complicity. "i think that they knew, yeah." russia's support for syrian leader bashir assad has not wavered.natin syria the u=s and its nato allies are still focussed on the air war again isis.but in europe, four armored battlegroups are moving into poland and the baltic states, putting them right on russia's borders.a power move against a powerful adversary."russia's a strong country. we're a very very strong country."at the white huse the president signaled his embrace of nato, an organization he once ridiculed. i said it was obsolete. it's no longer obsolete (catherine) in an interview, russian president putin was pessimistic about the current relationship with the u.s., he said "the level of confidence in russian-american relations, under the administration of donald trump, has not improved, but rather worsened" vicki and grant? (grant) still ahead... thousands of dollars in band equipment ástolen from a local
(vicki) a california couple on their honeymoon in hawaii contracted a brain and spine-infecting parasite...(grant) catherine heenan is here with more on a problem that's causingincreasing concern in hawaii... (catherine) they're back in the bay area.......but it's been a miserable time for ben manilla andeliza lape.. they became sick with what's known as "rat lungworm disease." a parasitic worm is carried by rats - then spread through snails or slugs that crawl
onto fruits or vegetables. hawaiian authorities are investigating the rising number of cases. 9 cases have been confirmed --- 6 in maui and three more on the big island....in the last 12 weeks. the california couple had spent two weeks honeymooning in maui. the husband - ben manilla - teaches at u-c berkeley -- and is still undergoing intensive rehab. hawaiian health workers don't know why this is suddenly a big problem....and for now, can onlyremind people to thoroughly wash their produce. the health department in hawaii says it's also looking into whether the lack of pesticides in organic fruits and vegetables could be the reason more snails and slugs are getting into crops. at this point - no
deaths have been reported from 'rat lungworm' disease. vicki and grant? (grant) a north bay taxi driver is now behind bars... police say he sexually assaulted one of his passengers. how officers were able to track him down. (vicki) then, a bay area 911 dispatcher is being credited for saving a san francisco police officer's life. we'll show you how the department is honoring her tonight. (grant) and next, a violent encounter between a pedestrian and a sacramento officer. tonight - we are hearing from the man in the video a day after his arrest.
(grant ) a santa rosa taxi driver has been arrested for sexually assaulting one of his passengers.(vicki) kron4's maureen kelly talked to the suspect's neighbor who says she's shocked by this allegation. this is video showing 42 year old mehari tekle taken into custody by the chp on tuesday. investigators say dna and video evidence are what identified him as the taxi driver who allegedly picked up an intoxicated woman from the graton casino back on december 18th. the sexual assault happening six miles to the north near the 101 and hwy 12 interchange.tekle lives at this apartment complex in santa rosa....a neighbor says tekle is a married father of
young children who has been living there a long time...working for himself as the sole driver for an outfit called hope taxi. (neighbor) i'm shocked he doesn't seem like the type. he's really friendly always waves hello. he gives good rates, this is a low income complex and he's always giving tenants rides all the time. it's shocking, it's hard to believe.tekle has been booked into the sonoma county jail on one count of sexual penetration when the victim is prevented from resisting by intoxication. he's being held on 100- thousand dollars bail and is set to be arraigned thursday afternoon.maureen kelly kron4 news. (vicki) police have arrested a man who they say exposed himself to (vicki) police have arrested a man who they say exposed himself to women in mountain view. now...they are asking for more victims to come forward. 18-year-old thomas serna was arrested monday - after a woman reported to police that a man
exposed himself to her in the parking lot of grant park plaza. the woman described the suspect's car - and a short time later police received a report about another indecent exposure incident at castro and mercy streets. the suspect and vehicle descriptions matched those from the earlier case. officers eventually were able to locate serna whose now been booked into the santa clara county jail. (grant) the sacramento man forcibly taken-down by police officers is speaking out. nandi cain junior was allegedly jaywalking when police ordered to him to stop. cain refused....his girlfriend took this cell phone video. after a verbal confrontation... the officer throws cain to the ground. you can see the officer then punch him several times. cain says he was only walking home from work and did nothing wrong... but police say he became combative... challenging the officer to fight. (nandi cain, jr./jaywalking suspect): "i thought i was going to be the next trayvon martin." butted to "putting my arms in different positions i felt like they were going to draw a gun out and shoot me in
my back."(grant) the altercation continued into the patrol car. you can see cain kicking the backseat. and at one point he had to be restrained. the officer has since been put on administrative leave. now the question is...the officer used excessive force. that's being investigated. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist with chief our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a different frontal boundary will arrive in the north bay later today and push southward this evening and tonight, bringing additional light to moderate rainfall accumulations. lingering showers will persist through thursday. drier/slightly warmer weather on friday and saturday. unsettled weather returns sunday through midweek next week.
(grant) london based daily mail has settled two lawsuits with first lady melania trump over an article written about her last year. mrs. trump will be paid nearly three million dollars. the article, which was published last august, suggested that a modeling agency...which the first lady worked for in the 90s... was also an escort service... and that she provided services beyond modeling. the daily mail says the accusations are not true. the newspaper also apologized to mrs trump for any "distress" the article may have caused her. (vicki)comedian charlie murphy has died at age 57.murphy died early this morning in new york. . . .after losing his battle with leukemia.the
comedian was best known for his appearances on "chapelle's show" on comedy central.he appeared in several featured films and voiced roles for animated tv series' including "the boondocks."charlie. . .also the older brother of eddie murphy. .. .is credited with appearances to air later this year on the t-v drama series. . ."power." (grant) the city of st. louis still upset at the nfl for moving the rams to los angeles. the legal action the city is now taking. (vicki) but first, dozens of band instruments stolen from a popular high school in the north bay. after the break - hear from the students who lost their equipment.(grant) it's another day of subdued trading on wall street ahead of the long easter holiday weekend. stocks ended the day modestly lower. the dow fell 59 points. the nasdq - lost more than 30. and the s&p... slid nearly 9 points.
a burglar targets instruments belonging to a popular bay area high school marching band. (grant) students and parents are very upset...(vicki) kron4's haaziq madyun spoke to one of the students who says the thief stole a very expensive personal instrument...that will be hard to replace. this is a photo of 17-year-old pedro sanchez, wearing his marching band uniform, holding his tenor saxophone...which he no longer hassotpedro sanchez/armijo high school
student"my saxophone has been stolen, so honestly it makes me feel, every time i think about it something in my gut just hurts"his saxophone was one of two dozen armijo high school super band instruments stolen last weekend from the band room here on the school's campus in fairfieldsotpedro sanchez/armijo high school student: "i feel betrayed, really, by the community. the armijo super band is an amazing thing in the community. we make are music so well and we perform so well for the community, so this hurts me"sotblanca sanchez/son's saxophone stolen: "i'm very devastated because that was my hard earned money"his mom blanca sanchez says she took on a job to pay $3000-dollars for her son's saxophone sotblanca sanchez/son's saxophone stolen: "i saved that money and i got him his sax because i was tired of him using the schools instruments because they were not in tune or broken"in fact she says it is common for parents to chip in to help off-set lack of funding for the bandsotblanca sanchez/son's saxophone stolen: "because you know, we don't get funded through the district. we as parents we raise everything through fundraising and donations for the band"sheila
mccabe/fairfield-suisun unified school district: "we are working with our insurance carrier, going through the process right now of confirming what equipment was taken"fairfiled police say they have few leads in the burglary case. investigators are checking the schools surveillance cameras for any possible clues. sotpedro sanchez/armijo high school student: "honestly i don't know why they would do that? our instruments are a part of our lives"...in fairfield haaziq madyun kron4news (grant) firefighters in vacaville rescued a dog after it got his head stuck in a wall. it happened yesterday morning just before eight... crews say the one-year-old dog named lex, put his head through a dryer vent hole on the side of the garage and couldn't get out. the family even tried ccountless times to get lex's head out, but it didn't work. crews were almost certain they were about to cut the wall... but with reassuring words and some
manipulation of the fur and skin, they managed to free lex from the hole. (vicki) vo coming up, attention fans of the popular t-v series - 'friends' - the famous sitcom is getting a reboot - but on a musical stage. when you could soon see the t-v show álive. (grant) plus, a bay area dispatcher is being honored for helping save the life of a san francisco cop. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
intersection at east 18th street and cavallo road can get rough. and while crime is going down in the city... there have been hundreds of calls for police to that spot. now the city is taking action. tonight what they are doing to deter crime there... and how residents who live near by feel about it. we will have that story an much more on kron 4 news at six. grant back to you. (vicki) the artist behind the "charging bull" sculpture on wall street does not want the "fearless girl" standing next to it. the "fearless girl" statue has become a popular tourist attraction since being installed across from the "charging bull." the attorney for "charging bull" creator arturo di modica says "fearless girl" should be moved, citing copyright and trademark violations. "fearless girl" was installed by a financial firm to call for more women to be placed on corporate boards. the city has decided the fearless girl sculpture can stay where it is until february 2018.
(grant) the city of saint louis is suing the n-f-l over the rams' relocation to los angeles. the suit claims the rams failed to meet league's re-location rules when they left for los angeles before last season....the city says that move voilated a clause in a contract the team has with the saint louis. it also indicates... saint louis has lost more than 100-million dollars because of this. the nfl responded with saying there is "no legitimate basis" for such a lawsuit. (vicki)walmart. . .introducing a new way for customers to get their items quicker!the retail giant calls it a "pick-up discount" and it's the latest weapon in the fight against e- commerce competition from rivals like amazon.now shoppers who order online. . . can save money by picking those items up at their nearest store.the pick-up discount slashes the price of many products . . . often the cost of transportation to stores is cheaper than sending directly to customers.the size of the discounts offered depends on how difficult the items are to transport.
(grant) in san francisco... a 9-1-1 dispatcher was honored for helping an injured police officer... janet atchan was selected as the 20-16 dispatcher of the year for coordinating multiple emergency responders.. last october... atchan was the person who sent an emergency response to a shoot-out at a big five sporting good's store on sloat boulevard... four officers were involved in the shooting... and one of them... officer kevin downs was shot in the head by the suspect and was left partially paralyzed... the san francisco board of supervisors honored atchan for her work in the city's dispatch operations center. "dispatchers are the first line, for voice, when a person calls 911.and many people depend on you for their lives. and we do also. and we could not thank you enough for what you've done and all of your colleagues because without you we don't exist.so thank you for what you did for us. and on behalf of officer down's and the entire san francisco police department we really, really, thank you for all your work."(grant) in san francisco,
dispatchers answer more than a million emergency and non-emergency calls per year and more than 32-hundred calls per day. that means dispatchers are answering a-thousand more calls a day.... than they did five years ago. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. a different frontal boundary will arrive in the north bay later today and push southward
(grant) one of the 90s hit sitcoms will be coming to the theater this fall.(vicki) a musical version of the show "friends" is set to open at new york's triad theater. it has been 13 years since the sitcom went off the air. the t-v show-- based on the lives of six friends living in new york-- ran for ten years. the song list includes show staples such as "how you doing, ladies?" and "we were on a break!" the musical will also featur numbers such as "the only coffee shop in new york city" and "the ballad of fat monica." tickets for "friends! the musical!" will go on sale in june. (grant) coming up, oprah winfrey opening up about
♪ ♪ use the chase mobile app to send money in just a tap, to friends at more banks then ever before. you got next? chase. helping you master what's now and what's next. something she's never said before about her iconic daytime talk show! (grant) the insider's louis aguirre joins us from hollywood with more on this story. (----louis----)that's right... tonight we go inside lady o's therapeutic admission!whats intersting..sitting in the chair every day. i did thousands over interviews i think they said over 38-
thousand but whos counting. i paid attention i listened to the experts. i had never gone to a therapist ever and i had so many therapist sitting in the chair across from me that i just sorta took it in. oprah tells people magazine's editor-in-chief jess cagle she may have never sat on a therapist couch but that doesn't mean winfrey's hasn't dealt with her issues.trudy says she wanted others to realize they are not alone in their abuse and thats why we are doing this showthe oprah winfrey show was my greatest therapy. it was my greatest teaching. it was the greatest classroom i came out of it a better person i dont wanna go down that road. i saw what happened to that lady i heard what he said. you know.im tired of wanting to know and hiding the star of hbo's 'the immortal life of henrietta lacks' admits she's far from perfect and is still bad at
confrontational discussions and expressing anger and disappointment.. so i had multiple multiple multiple lessons. ive had a great deal of healing sitting on the other side of the microphone i really did. just heal myself heal myself so i did alot of work on myself sitting in that chair everyday. (----louis----) we'll have so much more on this story tonight at 7 on the insider, for kron 4 news, i'm louis aguirre back to you. (ááávicki/2-shotááá) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. (ááágrant/2-shotááá) steve aveson and catherine heenan are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) grant and vicki thank you. next ... one east bay city says it has had enough of crime at one intersection. coming up at six... how the city is cracking down on crime by keeping an eye on the trouble spot at all times.(catherine) also - a health alert tonight... it's about the hidden risk for men who have gray hair. kron 4 news at
that has turned into a crime hot spot. now a city is taking action to catch those responsible... and it is not more police officers. good evening, i'm steve aveson.( catherine ) and i'm catherine heenan... pam is on assignment. a new set of eyes is coming to a troubled intersection in antioch. kron four's philippe djegal says the city council has approved the installation of surveillance cameras. (philippe) ask anyone who lives here... and, they'll say this intersection can get a little rough.trish michaud/neighbor- "guy got shot in his driveway down the road. um, girl got beat up in
the parking lot here. um, stuff like that. my husband doesn't allow me to go here. so, he doesn't know i'm here. (philippe) haha, i won't tell. (trish) ok, thanks." though the latest figures released from the antioch police department show, overall, crime is going down in the city... interim police chief tammany brooks says last year there were 431 calls for service at east 18th street and cavallo road.... and, that an overwhelming amount of them were for violent crimes. so, this is the next part of town that'll will be equiped with surveillance cameras and license plate readers... similar to the one's added to the sycamore drive corridor in november.trish michaud/neighb or- "(philippe) what do you think, cameras in this area a good idea? (trish) huh, you've been here for a couple of minutes, what do you think, haha? (philippe) it's interesting. (trish) uh, huh, yes it is. just don't stay exposed for too long, ok." tuesday night, lori ogorchock, tony tiscareno and their colleagues on the city council voted unanimously to approve the purchase and installation of three new surviellance cameras and six license plate
readers at east 18th and cavallo.tony tiscareno/council member- "we are hiring more police officers, you have more vehicles on the street, more officers on the street and we're bringing in tools such as this to, uh, to help aid our police department and that makes the community more comfortable, i believe."lori ogorchock/council member- "this is a huge piece -- huge piece, yes. it's going to help with redevelopment. it's going to help with the values of homes going up. um, its going to help a lot with the city, so yes, its moving -- the city's moving in very positive, forward direction." the council members and interim police chief hope to have the cameras installed by the summer. in antioch, philippe djegal, kron four news. a live look outside right now... let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. a different frontal boundary will arrive in the north bay later today and push southward this evening and tonight, bringing additional light to moderate rainfall
accumulations. lingering showers will persist through thursday. drier/slightly warmer weather on friday and saturday. unsettled weather returns sunday through midweek next week. ( steve ) another big story today is two san francisco police officers will not be charged in a deadly shooting.( catherine ) it happened in february of 2015.... and activists along with family of the man who was killed have been demanding that the d-a's office take action. week. ( steve ) another big story today is two san
francisco police officers will not be charged in a deadly shooting.( catherine ) it happened in february of 2015.... and activists along with family of the man who was killed have been demanding that the d-a's office take action. kron 4's alecia reid is in san francisco tonight... with how the d-a came to his decision. the district attorney says in order for them to have charged the 2 officers involved in this deadly shooting, they would've had to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers did not act in self defense or in the defense or others.so although amilcar perez lopez was shot in the back, the district attorney says it was lawfully done.the d-a's offfice recreated the scene in a presentation this afternoon.plain clothes officers craig tiffe and eric reboli responded to a 9-11 call, after an argument between perez lopez and his roommate abraham pete escalated.the d-a says perez lopez ran inside the house for a knife then started chasing his roommate down the street.
the officers intervened, and told perez lopez to drop the knife.according to witness accounts, he started waving the knife.perez lopez was shot half a dozen times .. mostly in the back.the district attorney says the 21 year old was intoxicated and was in the process of waving the knife when he was shot.he says the officers badges were visible - one on his hip, the other around his neckand even if there was a language barrier the badges were visible and there were a number of warnings before the guns were discharged.this two year long investigation included the medical examiners report, a toxicology report, reports from an independent examiner, and witness accounts.district attorney gascon explains the exchange between officer tiffe and perez lopez right before perez lopez was shot.sot - george gascon / sf district attorneyrivoli fired the initial shot after thinking his partner had been stabbed. those officers have returned to duty since.they've now been
told you about the officers being cleared in this case... through the kron four mobile app. we sent a push alert at 3:00 this afternoon. you can download our app to always stay up to date on breaking news. it's free for apple and android devices. a man is in critical condition tonight and his dog is dead following a hit-and-run in oakland. it happened on fruitvale avenue near nicol avenue late last night... that's in the fruitvale district. the driver left the scene... but returned later and is now talking to investigators. so far police do not think alcohol is a factor. they are asking for anyone who might have witnesses the collision to come forward. (catherine) a chicago alderman says representatives from united airlines have been summoned by his committee ---- to answer questions about that passenger being dragged from a flight at o'hare airport.. today more video surfaced....showing the moments 'before' the passenger was hauled down the aisle. someone sitting behind him had started recording after dr.
david dao was asked to give up his seat. he never raised his voice -- but you can hear him forcefully insisting that he's not going... passenger: no - i'm not going. i'm not going! united ceo: it was a system failure. one of the words that probably comes to mind is ashamed. he was a paying customer, sitting in his seat. no one should be treated that way. period. my initial words did not truly express what we were feeling. (catherine) some say that apology from the united ceo came too late... today we learned that two 'more' of the airport police officers involved in the incident have been put on leave.. and all passengers on that flight will get compensation equal to the price of their tickets. also today -- attorneys for dao took a step toward legal action. they filed court papers asking that reports and
other material in the case - be preserved. ( steve ) catherine hit on some of the developments today... and there is another one we can tell you about. the passenger, david dao, is suppose to make his first public statement on what happened tomorrow morning. thus far he has only spoken briefly to a television station in kentucky and that was on monday. he told them he was still in the hospital and when asked what his injuries were dao said "everything." ( catherine ) during his interview this morning --- united's ceo also said that the airline will never again use police officers to remove booked passengers already in their seats. ( steve ) now a bay area lawmakers wants to make sure regardless what airline. san francisco police are not involved. kron 4's dan kerman is live at sfo tonight with more on proposed legislation to keep police out of it. 6pkga san francisco supervisor who saw this video of a passenger being dragged off a
chicago flight so united could make room for its employees, wants to make sure if anything similar happens at sfo, san francisco police are not involved.sot i don't think we want to be part of an airlines bad business decision supervisor jeff sheehy has asked the city attorney to draft an ordinance or policy which would prevent san francisco police officers from removing airline passengers from their seats simply because a flight is overbooked. sot jeff sheehy/san francisco supervisor 34-44if you are going to have policies where you overbook flights, and you are unwilling to compensate passengers enough to voluntarily give up their seats and then you are going to use force to involuntarily remove them, we want no part of that.travelers at sfo say the problem is with overbooking in the first place soti don't think they should be overbooking flightssotif they're going to do it do it on a volunteer basis and pay
someone to do it , nobody should be forced offneither san francisco police nor sfo could provide information as to how often officers have removed passengers due to overbooked flights but they say when they are called to a plane using force is a last resort.sot officer giselle talkoff/san francisco police 122-129a lot of times mediating and speaking to both parties involved can lead to a peaceful resolution 130/peaceful resolution ( steve ) an east bay
school district says it needs to slice ten million dollars from its budget. the cuts being made that have upset teachers and parents.( catherine ) also -- could gray hair signal trouble for your heart? the interesting link that's been discovered... ( steve ) and a bay area high school gets hit hard. what thieves broke into and the pricy items they stole over the weekend.
tenants' rights groups say there's nothing short of a renters crisis happening right now in san jose.(2-shot/steve) kron four's rob fladeboe takes a look at the debate surrounding an effort to put a stop to so called 'no cause' evictions of renters by landlords. "i'm here to stand up for tenants in their fight against 'no cause' evictions..."now living in a motel, ruby dominguez told a group of supporters outside city hall that she was indeed evicted from her apartment for no good reason.ruby dominguez/evicted from apartment"i lived in a 2- bedroom duplex for 27 years and never caused any trouble and then one day i got a 30 day eviction notice..." dominguez, according to the group working partnerships usa, is one of the more than 2,000 no cause evictions reported in san jose since 2010.jeff buchanan/working partnerships u.s.a"these tenants have done nothing wrong, they played by the
rules, paid their rent on time but suffered evictions from wealthy landlords who are profiting from rising rents and weak tenant protections that allow them to evict people on demand..'the city council next week will consider a so called 'just cause' ordinance that would make it harder for landlords to evict renters but property owners like michael fitsgerald argue it will make matters worse, leavng no room for dialogue.michael fitsgerald/property owner"this will take the authority out of the hands of the owners, the owners need to have th ability to deal with people who just cant follow the rules, by intimidating other tenants, causing problems, causing damage....we want to to be able to work with them..." sergio jimenez/san jose city councilman"there are a lot of questions yet to be answered, we're not sure where this is going just yet but i think the messgae from renters is clear,
folks are struggling and in need of protection...."an analysis by the working partnerships group finds that the annual median household income for renters in san jose is 55,152 dollars while the income needed to afford a 2- bedroom apartment is an astonishing $113,040 dollars. far and away more than ruby dominguez can afford.ruby dominguez/evicted from apartment"truth be told, why is this happening, nobody cares until it happens to them, i pray that it doesn't happen to you or to your family.."(rob fladeboe/san jose. "at least two members of the city council are on the record saying they don't believethe 'just cause' ordinance' goes far enough the council is expected to debate and possibly vote on the proposal next tuesday. in san jose rob fladeboe kron4 news. ( steve ) happening right now: the oakland school district is discussing make some pretty significant cuts. facing a shortfall, the district wants to reduce the number of teachers and combine classes. it needs to trim 10-million dollars. also in the plan is freezing and limiting some purchases.
the meeting is taking place right now at oakland city hall. (catherine) the break-in of a music room at fairfield high school has left a popular marching band without instruments. and investigators say -- the burglar did not leave many clues behind(steve) kron4's haaziq madyun takes a look at how the thief made it into the school and back out...leaving little trace breaking into the band room here at armijo high school in fairfield this past weekend took some doingsotsgt. jeff osgood/fairfield police department: "well we know the suspect had to crossover two fences with locked gates and entered a building that had doors that were locked as well. we don't know how the person made entry to the classroom"after doing that the burglar or burglars made their way back out, carrying over two dozen musical instruments, presumbably the same way they came in. how did they do that? sotsgt. jeff osgood/fairfield police department: "you know we don't know at this point?
when you have a situation like this, you really have to start from scratch"sotblanca sanchez/son's saxophone stolen: "that cost about $3- thousand, give or take"parents of students in the armijo super band hope they won't have to start from scratch in terms of replacing these instrumentssotblanca sanchez/son's saxophone stolen: "even our transportation doesn't get paid from the district, we do all that ourselves, so for this to happen, not only does it take away from the kids but it took away from the families as well because it is like now...how are we going to replace so much?"sotsheila mccabe/fairfield-suisun unified school district: "i will say it is very disheartening that somebody would steal from kids, in essence that's what this individual did. we are going to work very closely with the fairfield police department, cooperate in every way possible so they can conduct their investigation so they can identify the individual who done this to our kids"that cooperation includes turning over video from the school's security cameras. investigators are also checking surveillance cameras in the area surrounding the school. in haaziq madyun kron4news (catherine) we're learning new information tonight about a santa rosa cab driver accused of sexually assaulting
an intoxicated passenger. (steve) kron4's maureen kelly talked to the suspect's neighbor. 42 year old mehari tekle was arrested by the chp on tuesday . here's video showing him in handcuffs escorted by an officer on his way to the county jail. he's been booked one count of sexual penetration when the victim is prevented from resisting by intoxication. he's being held on 100- thousand dollars bail and is set to be arraigned thursday afternoon. investigators say dna and video evidence are what identified him as the taxi driver who allegedly picked up an intoxicated woman from the graton casino back on december 18th. the sexual assault happening six miles to the north near the 101 and hwy 12 interchange.you're intoxicated supposed to get a cab you're supposed to get a cab to get a cabin that supposed to be your safe space safeway home that you're safe way home that's not supposed to be but supposedly a place that you get violated i'm comforted that he was arrested tekle lives at this apartment complex in santa rosa....a neighbor says tekle is a married father of young children who has been living there a long time...working for himself as the sole driver
for an outfit called hope taxi. i've read the story online and i've seen around here and i've seen them around here. he has kids of his own. and tons of tons of young teenage it's scary to be completely freaking honest with you (neighbor) the chp says investigators will be looking into the possibility that there could be other victims as they continue to dig for evidence in this case. maureen kelly kron4 news ( catherine ) we have an update tonight on a story you might have first seen on the kron 4 website and facebook page...( steve ) it was a wild police chase that went through downtown los angeles and lasted about one hour. grant lodes is here with the dramatic conclusion. ( grant ) this was something to watch. the driver was pretty skilled for a time... weaving through traffic...110 miles per hour! we pick it up in the city of cerritos. by this time he already had hit a c-h-p car. the s-u-v was zipping along and then the driver made the snap decision to try to get off the freeway. oops. he spun out when hit the off ramp but that wasn't the end of it. the driver made a brief run for it... but with
all the police on his tail... he did not get far and was arrested. we later saw him get put into an ambulance... although he did not appear to be injured. we now know he was wanted for a road rage incident with a member of the l-a-p-d. that person called 9-1-1... and when officers showed up... the chase began. if's unclear if he was impaired. catherine. . (catherine) the a-c-l-u is upping the pressure on its resistance to president trump'stravel ban... it's now filing more than a dozen lawsuits nationwide - demanding government documents relatedto the ban. it wants documents showing how bans were carried out at airports....and the lawsuits cover a string of cities - including san francisco. other cities include san diego, seattle, miami, portland and tucson. the revised ban would temporarily suspend visas from 6 countries - and halts the u.s. refugee program. two judges have blocked the ban.
a different frontal boundary will arrive in the north bay later today and push southward this evening and tonight, bringing additional light to moderate rainfall accumulations. lingering showers will persist through thursday. drier/slightly warmer weather on friday and saturday. unsettled weather returns sunday through midweek next week. ( catherine ) ever wonder what ( catherine ) ever wonder what 320
pounds of marijuana looks like? well ---- here it is. where it was found in the bay area --- and the simple crime that led to its discovery...( steve ) and are we seeing a new cold war. the icy meeting today in moscow and what president trump had to say about his russian coutnerpart, vladimir putin.
these are the pictures that were released. . . police say these three people are suspected of committing assaults or other criminal acts. . . .at a pro-trump rally that turned violent at civic center park on march 4th. demonstrations began in support of president trump. fights then broke out when counter-protesters showed up. several others have already been arrested. ( catherine ) an update tonight on one the biggest drug busts in recent years in the east bay. the alameda county sheriff's office posted this picture of what they found. you're looking at 320 pounds of marijuana. most of it was found inside a van that had been pulled over in castro valley for a cell phone violation. and more was found inside storage units in alameda... officers also found a suitcase filled with a million dollars in cash. so far two people have been arrested - and the investigation is continuing.
( steve ) if you have gray hair, listen up. the interesting link researchers have made between you hair... and your heart's health.( catherine ) and we found this gem on the internet today. you'll meet the bay area c-h-p officer who decided to show off his slick moves.( steve ) plus the back the forth over syria raises tensions between the united states and syria. the comments today that suggest we could be headed to another cold war. i no longer live with
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can cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni. (alecia reid)the san francisco district attorney's officer has officially cleared the two officers involved in the shooting that killed 21-year-old amilcar perez lopez. although he was shot half a dozen times, mostly in the back, district attorney george gascon says the officers were acting in self- defense and in the defense of perez's roommate, who he was chasing with a knife. the investigation has now been turned over to the attorney general's office for review. reporting in san francisco, here at sfo passenger still thinking about that video showing a united passenger being dragged off a chicago flight to make room for united employees. passengers say they
don't want airlines to overbook at all and if they have to only volunteers leave the plane. now a san francisco supervisor wants legislation drafted so that if similar situation happens at sfo, san francisco police cannot be involved in dragging that passenger off. a vote could come this summer. at sfo dan kerman kron 4 news. (philippe) in antioch... the city council has approved the purchase and installation of new surviellance cameras and license plate readers at the intersection of east 18th street and cavallo road. the surviellance equipement will look similar to the cameras and plate readers added along the sycamore drive corridor last year. the interim police chief says there are a high number of service calls near east 18th and cavallo... and, that adding surviellance will help solve and discourage crime.
the chief says the cameras should be up by the summer. in antioch, philippe djegal, kron four news. (haaziq madyun)here at armijo high school in fairfield a burglars breaks into the band room over the weekend and stole over two dozen instruments...including pedro sanchez' personal saxophonesot pedro sanchez/armijo high school student"my saxophone has been stolen, so honestly it makes me feel, every time i think about it something in my gut just hurts"sotblanca sanchez/son's saxophone stolen: "because you know, we don't get funded through the district. we as parents we raise everything through fundraising and donations for the band"sheila mccabe/fairfield-suisun unified school district: "we are working with our insurance carrier, going through the process right now of confirming what equipment was taken"fairfiled police say they have few leads in the burglary case. investigators are checking the schools surveillance cameras for any possible cluessotpedro sanchez/armijo high school student: "honestly i don't know why they would do that? our instruments are a part of our lives"...in fairfield haaziq madyun kron4news (maureen kelly)a santa rosa taxi driver has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his passengers.éthis is video showing 42 year old mehari tekle taken into custody by the chp on tuesday. investigators say dna and video evidence are what
identified him as the taxi driver who allegedly picked up an intoxicated woman from the graton casino back on december 18th. tekle has been booked into the sonoma county jail on one count of sexual penetration when the victim is prevented from resisting by intoxication. he's being held on 100-thousand dollars bail and is set to be arraigned thursday afternoon.maureen kelly kron4 news. ( steve ) as tensions between the u-s and russia appear to be nearing 'cold war' levels over the situation in syria... the united states' top diplomat is in moscow meeting with top officials there -- including president vladimir putin. ( catherine ) stacey cohan - with our partners at c-n-n - says president trump had no trouble pointing the finger at the russian president. rex tillerson, secretary of state: the current state of us-russia is at a low point. secretary of state rex tillerson held a tense, four- hour meeting with his russian counterpart, sergey lavrov. the two were tasked with finding any common ground on the crisis in syria... rex tillerson, secretary of state: we had a lengthy discussion on the situation in syria and shared perspectives on possible ways forward. butted
to sergey lavrov/russian foreign minister: we do understand that if moscow and washington cooperate this is the benefit not just our nation but also for the sake of the world.a difficult task given last week's u.s. missile strikes on a syrian air base... in response to what the u-s says was a chemical attack by the syrian government on it's own civilians. lavrov signaling russia wants more information. sergey lavrov/russian foreign minister: we have said that there needs to be a very thorough investigation into this incident.but tillerson is confident the attack was directed by the assad regime. rex tillerson, secretary of state: the recent chemical weapons attack was planned and was directed and executed by syria regime forces. on fox business, president trump said we wouldn't have the problem in syria right now if it weren't for russia supporting bashar al-assadpres. donald trump/from fox business: frankly, putin is backing a person that's truly an evil person. and i think it's very bad for russia.in an interview, russian president vladimir putin was pessimistic about the current relationship with the u.s., saying in part --"the working level of confidence in russian-american
several elements such as fat buildup and cholesterol . . . which can affect a person's arteries. . . can also affect similar causes for graying hair . . .and not just due to age.although there is a correlation between the two. . . researchers say gray hair does not actually cause heart disease or vice versa. ( catherine ) take a look at this. the bay area high school that got to watch a c-h-p officer break it down today!
( catherine ) a bay area c- h-p officer is doing something a little different... and in the process -- putting a smile on a lot of faces... we want to share that video with you.( steve ) the california highway patrol office in redwood city posted this today. it is an officer from the san jose c- h-p office doing a little dance for some high school students in hillsdale. officer ryan fifield busted out his moves after was an intense lesson for students getting behind the wheel.
the crowd as you can hear, gave ryan its approval. (catherine)óin sports... the giants reach out for some much needed outfield help...(steve) ... and the warriors host an old friend who must struggle with the idea of possible hurting his team... by winning... gary will explain... and have all the sports... coming up
and the lakers who have won 5 straight games but are in the difficult position of possibly losing their first round draft pick if they fall out of the three worst records in the league some laker fans want walton to tank but with only 26 wins this season he'd like to finish with 6 straight wins (sot: steve kerr) "luke's such a competitor... i know it's tough but i'm happy for them that they are finishing the season the way they are... they've won five in a row... it's a good sign... i know everybody's gonna talk about their lottery chances and all that stuff but i think it's great... you finish the season on a winning note... you go out and win some games... you carry it over to next season... he's incapable of going our there and trying to lose...good for him."
lebron james is starting his own schoolthe public "i promise" school is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018 in james' home town of akron, ohio.the first year it will have 4th and 5th grade classes by 2022, the school will expand to first through eighth grade. it's a joint effort between akron public schools and the lebron james family foundation - a nonprofit organization james created. the
organization hosts educational and recreational activities for at-risk youth. the giants are in desperate need of outfield helpso today they signed melvin upton jr. to a minor league deal today after some work in sacramento the team is hoping upton can come up the major league club and provide some power in left and center fieldthe 32-year- old veteran can hit home runs but strikes out a lot toolast hit he hit .238 with 20 home runs while striking out 155 times in 149 games playing for the padres and blue jays
the city of st. louisis suing the nfl and all 32 of its teams for allowing the rams to move to los angeles 15 months agothe city claims the league did not follow its own relocation rules when it allowed the rams to move st. louis is claiming it is going to miss out on approximately $100 million in net proceedsso now of course the question is could oakland be next after the raiders move to las vegas? of course this pretty much depends on the success or failure of the st. louis lawsuitit would probably be wise to not bet against the nfl
the 49ers in the 3rd day of their first offseason workouts with the draft coming at the end of the month today new general manager john lynch was asked if the team was willing to trade their #2 overall pick (sot: lynch) "there's a traditional trade chart... we've got one of our own... and so i think we know how we value that... as i've
said... we're open for business... we'll listen to anything... but i've always said you don;t like being at 2-and-14 but you like having the second pick because i think that puts you in the driver's seat... a lot of options at your disposal and we'll explore every one of them." finally, the texas longhorns football team...is taking advantage of every aspect of sports science. check this out... new longhorns head football coach tom herman is keeping track how hydrated his players are...with a chart that maps different levels of urine. if their pee color falls in stages 1-3...that's considered championship level. but if it gets darker, that's a bad sign. herman says he constantly monitors the hydration of his players'....and calls out those who aren't getting enough water.
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"the insider," tracking the biggest stories making news today. >> mel, you have a restraining order now? >> number one. mel b's divorce drama gets uglier. why she's targeting her former nanny now. >> did you get a court order for the storage locker? >> but what does a rumored sex tape have to do with it? then, oprah reveals the secret to her positive mental health. >> i had never gone to a therapist, ever. >> how she's managed to avoid the pitfalls of celebrity. >> don't want to go down that road. i saw what happened to that lady. and number three, hollywood's baby boom is in full effect, as tori and dean introduce baby number five. plus, your "insider" bonus. >> i was really nervous about brad seeing the film.
>> why charlie hunnam was afraid he'd let down his boss, mr. pitt. >> big, big shoes to fill. and chelsea handler's advice for her old friend and new father, michael yo. >> i would tell him to get a patepaternity test. and find out who the father really is. now, "the insider," tracking hollywood from the inside out. day 23 of mel b's divorce drama comes with a new restraining order. welcome to "the insider," everybody. debbie is off pl keltie knight will join me in a jujust a bit. let's dive right into today's number one-tracked story, mel's next move. >> mel, how are you coping? mel, you have got a restraining order against lorraine now? >> restraining order granted. this time, against the former nanny, lorraine. that's the german foreign exchange student mel previously accused of getting impregnated by stephen during her employment, which a source close to her denies. >> did you get a court order for the storage locker, mel? >> seen through the window at thho